Glossary

The Glossary holds definitions for technical and/or scientific terms used in your project and contains one page for each term. Glossary terms can be linked to the texts in your project via the Project overview page (Management tasks, Hotwords).

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Contents

This page shows an automatic generated list of the different terms in the Glossary. You can specify the language you want to search in from the drop-down list next to "See glossary items in". Along the top of the page is an A-Z bar. Click on a letter to jump to the first term starting with that letter. You can jump to a term by clicking on a name in the list . You can also enter text in "Type to find" to get a pop-up of terms containing this text.

Editing glossary terms

On this page you can edit the texts of the different terms of the Glossary. Click on the "next" and "previous" buttons in the Glossary window to leaf through the pages. Along the top of the Glossary window is an A-Z bar. Click on a letter to jump to the first term starting with that letter. You can also enter text in "Type to find" to get a pop-up of terms containing this text.

You can change the name of the current term in the "Term"-field. "Alternative forms": here you can add alternative forms of the term, like the plural form or diminutive of the term (alternative forms are also linked to this lemma by the hotwords-function). Click "add form" to add. In the "Definition"-field you can edit the description of the term.
To assign multimedia files to a term, click “Edit multimedia” at the bottom of the page. This opens the Multimedia page, where you can add or remove multimedia.

Internal links
You can add links to other sections of your project. To do so, type and select the word(s) you want to be clickable (become the actual link). Then click the chain-symbol in the upper left corner of the editing-box. Choose an option from the pop-up and click "insert link".

When you made changes on the actual page, click "save" first before going to the next page.
Click "delete" to delete a term.

Add a new term to the Glossary by choosing “Create new” on top of the page.

New glossary term

On this page you can create a new term. You can enter the name of the term in the "Term"-field and in the "Definition"-field you can enter a description . "Alternative forms": here you can add alternative forms of the term, like the plural form or diminutive of the term (alternative forms are also linked to this lemma by the hotwords-function). Click "add form" to add.
To assign multimedia files to a term, choose “Edit Multimedia” at the bottom of the page. This opens the Multimedia page, where you can add or remove multimedia.
Before leaving the page, click "save".

Edit multimedia

To assign multimedia files to a term, choose “Edit Multimedia” at the bottom of the page. This opens the Multimedia page, where you can add or remove multimedia.


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